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Route 42

) #33 of 647 Restaurants in Windsor $$ - $$$ American, ,
2825 County Road 42, Windsor, Ontario N9A 6J3, Canada
+1 519-966-5992
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“donuts” (17 reviews)
“ice cream” (8 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Diner, Canadian
$$ - $$$
2825 County Road 42, Windsor, Ontario N9A 6J3, Canada
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1 - 10 of 168 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were seated right away, the one side of the booth's seat was dirty. I wiped it clean and sat down. Our waitress took our drink orders but did not bring all the drinks. We were looking at ordering breakfast ( it was early afternoon.)...More

Thank Cspl1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Husband and I went for breakfast on Sunday morning. Never have I felt so rushed and had such bad service. Yes I get it, it was Sunday morning, but that is no reason to be treated so crappy. Our coffee was basically thrown on our...More

Thank Tracey M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We eat here often and I gotta say I've never been disappointed. From their friendly staff all the way to their delicious donuts - this place always hits the spot! Unfortunately their don't carry their perigee menu items anymore. They were GREAT! There is still...More

Thank Jon H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The French toast was good, the hash browns too. We visited on Father's day for breakfast, and waited about 20 for a table. Our server was full of personality and was quick too. We really liked our food and the whole experience. The decor is...More

Thank Rik T
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

This local Windsor diner has the atmosphere that takes you back. When we visited for lunch, it was playing Elvis Presley music. Which made you want to get up and dance. The decor is amazing but the food was even better. Fancy milkshakes and floats,...More

Thank LAMR1964
Reviewed 12 June 2017

The new menu is not clear on some of the pricing and when you bring it to the management I was told I was wrong in reading the menu and that's it. The server was great the food was good but this is the second...More

Thank AppcoJoe1
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

I am going to keep this one short and sweet. Their menu is to die for! Their food is hearty, delicious, filling, and affordable. Their staff, however, is just consistently rude. The latter ruins it but the food is amazing and I recommend it!!

Thank TaanJa94
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Nice local diner decorated with memorabilia from the past. Good service and great food. Large portions and reasonably priced. Recommend for breakfast or lunch.

Thank Benita W
Reviewed 29 April 2017

We've been here a couple of times for dinner. the service was good but the food was just OK. It's got the old school diner feel which is nice. It's not a bad place but not a great place. Worth giving a try at least...More

Thank Kevin G
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

I had a corned beef sandwich with side poutine and my mother had a chicken wrap with fries we were disappointed that the wrap came in a pita and not in a tortilla however everything tasted fine and was reasonably priced the wait staff was...More

Thank Chris R
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13 September 2016|
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Response from 829irene | Reviewed this property |
If you are coming from Michigan via the tunnel, here are some easy directions: As you exit the tunnel on the Canadian side, turn left on Park St. and when you come to the first light, make a right hand turn. You will be on... More
20 March 2016|
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Response from amanda88878 | Reviewed this property |
I agree, call ahead. Not really appropriate for a children's birthday party, however depending on how many kids will be attending? Definitely a great place to celebrate with family. Waitresses are super friendly!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner, Canadian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2825 County Road 42, Windsor, Ontario N9A 6J3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Windsor
  • Phone Number: +1 519-966-5992
50's-style restaurant and ice cream parlour across the street from the Windsor Airport.
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